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2008 Volkswagen RabbitReview
RolleiGuy writes:
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Power steering problem: changing battery erased PS computer; even though parts store replaced it in their shop. Small garage couldnt reprogram it either, because of special software. Had to go to VW dealer,. It would have been cheaper to pay 2X battery price at dealer & lot less time & hassle. All VWs after 2006 & up same problem; new type of electro-mechanical steering. Only issue so far, otherwise VWs now (March 2021) are way-way overpriced.

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Bob writes:
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The price went from $4,000 to almost $6,000. I understand tax, but the other feels were out of scope.

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2008 Volkswagen Rabbit Review
CARGURUS2324 says:
Made in Germany ... great car, reliable. Fun to drive.
vs2008 Toyota Corolla
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Family Car Ranked 2008 Toyota Corolla better.
"Room, 4 doors, safe."
Would Buy Ranked 2008 Toyota Corolla worse.
"Better price, made in Germany quality."
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2008 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-DoorReview
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Great Looks And Fun To Drive — Overall, this a well built machine. It has been reliable thus far and can be great for anyone with a family of four or less. Great for city where parking can be difficult. Can maneuver around tight turns and has good visibility.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great handling, great acceleration, easy parking, good hwy mpg

Cons: Decent sounds system, no center consul

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2008 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-DoorReview
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Farfennugen — Over all very impressed with my rabbit, it is a great car for students,a good ,first car, or a daily driver. The rabbit is fun to drive ,handles great in all weather and so far has only cost me gas ,oil and routine maintence!!!!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: fun to drive, nice stock stereo, leg room for tall people,,comfortable, the car does very good in the snow..set of snow tires and it is an animal!!! Fantastic cars and a step above the rest in build quality!!!

Cons: a little small inside, needs more HP and better fuel econmy.My only  complaint is the door bent from ice and snow not draining from the door jam!!!

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2008 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-DoorReview
Bryan writes:
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Rabbits Rule! — Can't beat this car for the money, get a used one for under $10,000 these days. Strong engine, brakes, tight handling all wrapped up into a super functional hatchback. No wonder this design is so popular in Europe! Forget the bad wrap against VW, this generation Rabbit is a well built and reliable car.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Feels like a luxury car, very solid feel and build quality.  Great design, clean and simple

Cons: MPG could be better.

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2008 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-DoorReview
Christopher writes:
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Great Looking And Great To Drive. — Great little two-door. Spacious, practical, good looking. Fun to drive, with good on-demand power and a great 5-speed stick. It's no GTI, but it'll put a bigger smile on your face than anything else in the category, while still managing to be refined and comfortable.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Great to drive.

Cons: Not so good on gas.

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2008 Volkswagen Rabbit 4-DoorReview
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I Love It, First Vw In The Us, Sucks That It Isnt Stick But Tiptronic Does The Trick. — Well its the first VW i've ever driven, and im not going to lie its pretty quick. It has a 2.5 straight 5 engine. Its louuuddd! Mornings are probably the best time to drive it because you can hear the engine alot. I would mod it, but then its not really mine, or yet that is.. Build quality is amazing. We havent had anything break leak or even squeek on it. Appearance wise, i guess id like it to be lower but back to the fact that it isnt mine and its a daily for my father. Cost of ownership? Sure it gets about 280 miles to a tank of gas depending on how you drive it, and sure it could be better but you gotta pay to play. the car is absolutely amazing to drive. It does need a few minor upgrades tho. Thicker sway bars and id say thats it fror minor. Anything else would be major, something that either makes the FFFPSHHH sound or something that whines. turbo or supercharger.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: its fun and its pretty cheap.

Cons: None, i love it.

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2008 Volkswagen Rabbit 4-DoorReview
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Excellent Value — my only complaint is road noise. Otherwise, tremendous value and solid construction. Would recommend. seats 4 adults comfortable; can squeeze in 5 no problem - plus gear. iPod inteface is good, interior quality is very good for price. easy & inexpensive to own.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: FWD, interior room, cargo room, roof rack

Cons: Road Noise on highway

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2008 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-DoorReview
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Affordable, Fun To Drive, And Reliable. — Pretty peppy little car that if driven like a grandma can get up to 32mpg. The 2008 Rabbit has 20 more HP than the previous years and it helps for when you're getting onto the freeway. Not a fast car by any means but still fun to drive. A pretty stiff chassis and good brakes provide for a fun drive when you want and solid looks and functional interior make this VW a great daily driver of you can't afford the GTI/R32.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Good balance between great MPG and drivability.

Cons: Although there is plenty of room in the back, it's not easy getting out of the 2 door.

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2009 Volkswagen Rabbit Reviews

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2007 Volkswagen Rabbit Reviews

Review By Susan

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2006 Volkswagen Rabbit Reviews

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1984 Volkswagen Rabbit Reviews

Never By Matthew

Carburator barely holding on Good brakes Runs cool Primer finish Very fun, very unique, style of it's own. 4 speed manual purchase price was cheap, repairs are free to cheap, gas is ok. Holding up g... Read More

Vw Rabbit Daily Driver By Hector

My vw rabbit was my first car to be modified (by me) it was my first sunday project. it had minor modifications in the engine (better lubrication, higher compression, bigger intake and carb). This w... Read More

1983 Volkswagen Rabbit Reviews

Great Beginner Car By CJ2005

Well all in all my 1984 VW Rabbit is a reliable small car. It accelerates very well, good braking and handling. We get snow where I live and with the car being so light 2240lbs winter driving must be ... Read More

Win By Craig

I actually own a Rabbit Pickup, more like two. It only makes 74 horsepower at the crank but it has a little get up. Even when it runs terrible I got 35 miles per gallon. Parts are fairly cheap but k... Read More

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